Posts tagged "parties"

Win Tickets to the SOLD OUT Brewery Ommegang Game of Thrones Beer Party!

I officially have too many things on my plate.  I missed this weekend’s Nerd Comedy Festival.  Augh! I really wanted to go, but I was committed to The Planetary Defense Force one night, The Nerdologues’ Talking Games another. (See how I’m plugging my appearances even through my shame?  Ha!) Most importantly, I’ve been planning a wedding.  No,... Read more »

This GEEKend: Our Fair City Season 5 Launch Party

If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you already know the biggest geek news story in Chicago: a new convention, Chi-Fi, was canceled.  The short version is that the Westin River North staff had issues with upholding Chi-Fi’s harassment policy, and called the con’s attendees “costumed freaks.”  The long version can be read over at... Read more »

This GEEKend: Journey to the End of the Night, Our Fair City, and the Dweebutante Ball

My gym membership expired this week.  I’ve been wrestling with the idea of renewing it, or getting an embroidery machine instead for cosplay.  The embroidery machine just might win.  This weekend, at least, Chicago has several events that will get you on your feet- running, jumping, and dancing.  Who needs a gym membership?!  The folks... Read more »
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The 3 Best C2E2 After Parties - Discount Promo Code!!

The Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is this weekend- April 26-28.  I have been attending this convention since its creation.  I prefer it over Wizard World for lots of reasons, and it looks like I’ll be adding something new to the list in 2013: the after parties. A C2E2 after party makes sense.  The... Read more »

YouTube Stardom: Nice Peter, The DigiTour, and Saturday in Chicago

Nice Peter, the YouTube star known mainly for Epic Rap Battles of History, will not appear in Chicago tonight.  He was fired from the DigiTour; here’s the video explanation.  Apparently, Nice Peter has some strong opinions on the tour’s money-driven culture.  He voiced them where/when he shouldn’t have, and it lost him the gig. I don’t... Read more »